Never Enough Wool
26 Water Street,
Port Perry, ON
Tue, Thur: 10:00am to 9:00pm
Wed, Fri: 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sat: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Other times: by chance or appointment
Knitting night Thursdays 7-9
Shipping is available.
Contact us for details.
Never Enough Wool
So, here we are, looking at the calendar and realizing that it’s time to write up another newsletter. Past time, to be brutally honest. Where does the time go?!?!
We have had lots of fun rearranging the store to make room for the new fall yarns. Of course, this means that we have rediscovered many, many nice yarns that have been overlooked in the past couple of months. But, oh my goodness! You should FEEL the new yarns!
We brought in Louise Harding Pittura, in its glorious 8 colourways. The yarn comes with a free pattern for a shawlette which is lots of fun to work up. This would also be splendid in the ZickZack Scarf …
How about Juniper Moon Farms Stargazer?
We even found a beautiful one-skein cowl for this little gem …
Also new in the store is Estelle Alpaca/Merino, fingering weight yarn with 400m per skein! Such yardage, and what a beautiful hand. We have 9 colours, and every last one of them is fabulous.
We also searched out a super bulky wool called Sara from Borgo de’ Pazzi. This is a wool/bamboo blend and asks for an 8-10mm needle. Cowls and scarves will knit up so quickly! You could make plenty of holiday gifts with this!
Our very own Noel Nag reminds us that THAT holiday is coming quickly. If you see something that you really would like, be sure to let us know. We can keep a list so that when your family drops by, we can happily steer them to the proper gift item. We also have gift certificates, if you cannot make up your mind.
Don’t forget that we
have open knitting in December, during our regularly scheduled class
times. Think of it – a couple of hours
of crafting time, uninterrupted by husbands, children and pets, and no
distractions like laundry, dishes, floors …
Happy knitting and crocheting!
We attempt to keep our class fees at the lowest
possible rates. In
order to do so, we
ask that our students purchase their supplies here at the shop. In addition, we offer
class discounts to our
note that if you are
not able to finish your project in the allotted time, you are welcome
continue attending the lesson times until you are finished.
You must register for your class before class time. Class times are generally Tuesday afternoon from 1-3:00 pm and Tuesday evening 7-9:00 pm. Other times may be arranged to suit, but we will strive to hold classes primarily on Tuesdays. Drop-in knitters are always welcome, space allowing.
November – Marble Floor Cowl – this is a colour-work cowl, worked in light-weight yarn. Worked in a long tube, the beginning and ends are then joined so the cowl is completely reversible! Cost is $25 plus materials, and meets Tuesdays from 1-3:00 pm and 7-9:00 pm.
December – Catch Your Breath! No classes are scheduled for December, but the regularly scheduled hours are available for your crafting needs. (After all, once you have your family trained that Tuesdays are for knitting and crocheting, let’s not disturb all that training!)
January – Double Knitting – The class project is a lovely scarf, the Shawnigan Scarf, from Canadian Art Deco Knits by Natalie Servant. The scarf is worked in two colours, so it is completely reversible. Beginners will be working on Double-Knit Mittens. Cost is $25 plus materials and meets Tuesdays from 1-3:00 pm and 7-9:00 pm.
February – Hitofude – By popular request, we will be reteaching the Hitofude sweater. This lovely lace cardigan is knit from the top down and there is no sewing required to finish off. This garment works best in sock-weight yarn, and the Estelle Alpaca/Merino would work fabulously. Again, cost is $25 plus materials and meets Tuesdays from 1-3:00 pm and 7-9:00 pm.
Crochet – Windowpane Scarf – A simple, elegant scarf for beginning crocheters, we have started as of November 2. We can start people on this class anytime, so if you are interested please stop in to inquire.
Knit-A-Long – Crazed Scandinavian Cowl – check out this beauty on Ravelry! It is a jaw-dropping two colour cowl, worked with light-weight wool, and is stunning. The cowl is worked as a tube so that all your colourwork is done on the knit side (what an advantage!), and then the ends joined seamlessly. We will start in January, but don’t be surprised if Barb and/or Carol start a wee bit early.
Sit ‘n Stitch: Every Wednesday afternoon, from 1 until 3. Bring your latest project and join us for some stitching, questions answered, tea, and lots of laughter. Everyone is welcome!
Saturday Stitching: Every Saturday, from 2 until 4. What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than with friends both new and old, some handwork, and some tea?
Knitting Night: Every Thursday, from 7 until 9. Although it’s called Knitting Night, crocheters are encouraged and welcomed. There is plenty of friendship, tea, and yummy goodies for all.